RE-OPEN SASKATCHEWAN: PHASE 2 TO COMMENCE MAY 19, SOME ACTIVITIES BEGIN FRIDAY

With the May long weekend approaching, further restrictions are slowly being lifted on businesses and services in advance of the weekend as part of the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan.   Beginning Friday, golf courses and drive-in theatres will be able to begin operation under the guidelines contained in Re-Open Saskatchewan.  All businesses that are eligible to […]

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RE-OPEN SASKATCHEWAN PLAN UPDATED, PROCEEDING ON MAY 4

Saskatchewan will begin Phase 1 of the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan on Monday, May 4, 2020, gradually and slowly lifting selected restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The staged lifting of restrictions will not apply to the communities of La Loche and Lloydminster, which are currently managing outbreaks of COVID-19 cases.   Phase 1 of […]

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PROVINCE ANNOUNCES RE-OPEN SASKATCHEWAN PLAN

Today, Premier Scott Moe and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab announced the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan.   Re-Open Saskatchewan is a plan built on a methodical and phased approach to slowly lifting restrictions so that more businesses can open and more employees can go back to work.  The plan introduces five phases to […]

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EMERGENCY SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR SASKATCHEWAN SMALL BUSINESSES

EMERGENCY SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR SASKATCHEWAN SMALL BUSINESSES   Saskatchewan small businesses will receive additional provincial support to help deal with current COVID-19 challenges through the new Saskatchewan Small Business Emergency Payment (SSBEP).   The $50 million program will provide financial support to small and medium-sized businesses that have had to temporarily close or significantly curtail […]

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TOOLS FOR SASKATCHEWAN RESIDENTS TO NAVIGATE COVID-19 INFORMATION

TOOLS FOR SASKATCHEWAN RESIDENTS TO NAVIGATE COVID-19 INFORMATION   The Government of Saskatchewan has made a number of tools available for the public to ask questions, access information and obtain support during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in Saskatchewan, a number of these tools have been introduced or optimized to […]

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SASKATCHEWAN PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCY LAUNCHES TOLL-FREE LINE FOR NON-HEALTH RELATED QUESTIONS

SASKATCHEWAN PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCY LAUNCHES TOLL-FREE LINE FOR NON-HEALTH RELATED QUESTIONS   Today, the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA) is launching a dedicated, toll-free phone line for people who have general questions about the COVID-19 pandemic that are not health-specific. The 1-855-559-5502 (for Regina residents: 306-787-8539) line will be staffed 18 hours a day, from […]

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GOVERNMENT CLARIFIES ALLOWABLE BUSINESS SERVICES , LIMITS GATHERINGS TO 10 PERSON MAXIMUM

GOVERNMENT CLARIFIES ALLOWABLE BUSINESS SERVICES, LIMITS GATHERINGS TO 10 PERSON MAXIMUM   To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Saskatchewan is limiting the size of public and private gatherings to a maximum of ten people.  Additionally, clarity is being provided to Saskatchewan businesses surrounding the operations of allowable business services, in consultation with […]

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SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH AUTHORITY EXPANDING CAPACITY FOR COVID-19

SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH AUTHORITY EXPANDING CAPACITY FOR COVID-19   The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is expanding capacity to meet demand for future phases of the COVID-19 pandemic.  This is one part of the SHA’s overall strategy to contain, delay and mitigate COVID-19.   “Based on what we know from other jurisdictions, it is critical we act […]

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SASKATCHEWAN LAUNCHES BUSINESS RESPONSE TEAM

SASKATCHEWAN LAUNCHES BUSINESS RESPONSE TEAM   The Government of Saskatchewan has launched a Business Response Team to support businesses in the province dealing with the economic challenges resulting from COVID-19.   “COVID-19 has caused significant economic hardships for businesses as we all work together to reduce the spread of this virus,” Trade and Export Development […]

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STAY HOME PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN SASKATCHEWAN

STAY HOME, PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN SASKATCHEWAN   As of March 23, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has 14 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 66 reported cases.   •       Sixty-five cases are confirmed and one case is presumptive positive. •       Two of the cases are individuals in the 5-19 […]

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